Chelsea Outcast Emerson Palmieri Attracting Interest From 3 Serie A Giants

?Chelsea outcast Emerson Palmieri is attracting interest from Juventus, Inter and Napoli.  

The Italian has been a bit-part player since arriving at Stamford Bridge in January 2018, making just 52 appearances in all competitions. 

90min revealed all the way back in October that he was not part of Frank Lampard’s ?long-term plans and according to ?Goal, a return to Serie A could be on the cards.

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Despite several clubs circling, the 25-year-old is understood to want to stay at ?Chelsea and fight for his place in the team. However, with the Blues already drawing up a list of replacements, his days at the club are surely numbered. 

One possible destination for Emerson is Napoli. Gennaro Gattuso’s side are considering him as a replacement for Mario Rui or Faouzi Ghoulam – the latter of whom did not even make Gli Azzurri’s ?Champions League squad. 

?Int?er are also interested, because apparently signing Ashley Young and Victor Moses is not enough second string Premier League full-backs for Antonio Conte’s liking. ?Serie A holders ?Juventus complete the trio of sides contemplating a move.

Although Chelsea are likely to spend the majority of their war chest on a striker and centre-back when the transfer window opens, Frank Lampard ?remains eager to strengthen at left-back as well.

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Ben Chilwell has been heavily linked, but the Blues are understandably put off by Leicester £80m valuation. This has led to Chelsea exploring several more affordable targets.

Ajax’s Nicolás Tagliafico is one such option. The 27-year-old would be available for a fraction of Chilwell’s price and his signing would also see him link up with current teammate Hakim Ziyech – who agreed a ?move to Chelsea in February.

Porto’s Alex Telles and Barcelona’s Marc Cucurella – who has impressed on loan at Getafe this season – have also been ?shortlisted.


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